According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, electric vehicle sales could reach 40% of total passenger car sales by 2023. The increase in electric vehicles on the road means an increased demand for skilled technicians to service those vehicles. Thanks to a grant from the Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN), Rock Valley College has developed a training program to answer the call.
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Ryan Russell, a 2023 graduate of Rock Valley College, has been named Illinois Student Veteran of the Year by the Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs (IDVA) and the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH). This marks the fourth year for the award and the first community college recipient.
You've likely heard of the "Fabulous Four," but have you heard of the Fabulous Five? And no, we are not referring to Yoko Ono. Rather, we are referring to the most recent graduates of Rock Valley College's Massage Therapy program: Lilia Mendoza, Shauniqua Jones, Jozlynn Overton, Monica Snyder, and Tracy Orims. So, how did they earn this title?
Jaden's decision to attend college far away was underlined by crossing the line, a running theme in her family. The road to success at RVC was challenging, but Jaden met every hurdle head-on.
Belvidere native Alyssa Bird embarked on her academic journey at Rock Valley College with a clear vision and desire to make a difference in people's lives.